A Felled Tree

Meditation, Spirituality
“If the roots remain untouched and firm in the ground,a felled tree still puts forth new shoots" ~ Buddha Meaning - If the underlying habit of craving and aversion is not uprooted, suffering arises anew over and over again.... The Buddha quoted the above in the context of uprooting craving and aversion from the roots.  But look at the above stump cut from a tree a few months ago, that is putting forth a new shoot! Life is wonderful and full of mysteries... "Bhavatu Sabba Mangalam"
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Yoga Poses Category

Yoga Poses Category

Yoga, Yoga Poses
One of the many benefits of yoga is that it allows you to improve your flexibility. Flexibility is so important for your overall health and is key to avoiding injury, especially as you get older. Many people think that you have to be flexible to practice yoga, but actually it’s just the opposite: doing yoga more often will make you more flexible. Flexibility helps with pain, stiffness and stability. Did you know that hip flexibility can mange or eliminate lower back and knee pain, while also helping you find stability in your centre? Flexibility in your spine aids with circulation and energy, and maintaining flexible hamstrings improves your physical abilities and works to prevent injuries. Having a strong and fit body is one thing, but have a flexible body is…
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Welcome to Mind and Matter Yoga

Welcome to Mind and Matter Yoga

Health and Fitness, Spirituality, Yoga
Hello ALL While yoga nidra technically doesn’t require any warm-up—one of its charms is that anyone can drop into it at any time—preparing the body and mind with a short asana practice, meditation, or pranayama will allow you to settle in more quickly and get straight to the deeply relaxing benefits of psychic sleep. While yoga nidra technically doesn’t require any warm-up—one of its charms is that anyone can drop into it at any time—preparing the body and mind with a short asana practice, meditation, or pranayama will allow you to settle in more quickly and get straight to the deeply relaxing benefits of psychic sleep. While yoga nidra technically doesn’t require any warm-up—one of its charms is that anyone can drop into it at any time—preparing the body and…
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Just Health Category

Just Health Category

Health
30 Min. Meditation Music for Positive Energy - Inner Peace Music, Healing Music, Relax Mind Body Please subscribe us for more relaxing, meditation & healing videos to enhance your meditation skills, relaxation time & to reduce your stress and anxiety. Relaxation Music : Meditation and Healing is the perfect channel for Relaxation Music.The Soothing sounds of Piano, Guitar, Violin, Pads, Light Drums, Flute and Bells are so relaxing which encourage you to relax your mind, body, soul, reduce your stress and gives you inner peace. Meditation Music : The numbers of Meditation Music which are uploaded in our channel are specially designed for the meditation purpose & to enhance your meditation skills. Soothing sounds of pads and bells sound give you positive vibes.These kinds of Meditation music are perfect for…
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Daily Yoga Poses

Yoga, Yoga Articles
In today's hectic pace I try my best to incorporate a healthy lifestyle. This includes daily morning yoga, meditation and a balanced vegetarian diet. Below is my my daily yoga routine. Note that this is what I do almost daily on a weekdays when I am rushed. On Saturday and Sunday it is a a much more exhaustive routine. Vajrasna Vajrasana is one of the easiest yoga asanas to perform. Kneel down, stretching your lower legs backward and keeping them together. Your big toes should cross each other. Once you are ready, gently lower your body such that your buttocks are resting on your heels and your thighs on your calf muscles. Place your hands on your knees, and set your gaze forward with your head absolutely straight. Breathe gently for…
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Vipassana Meditation – Anapana

Meditation
Introduction The distinction between Vipassana meditation and other styles of meditation is crucial and needs to be fully understood. In Buddhism there are two major types of meditation - Vipassana and Samatha. Samatha, which is translated as “concentration” or “tranquility” is a state in which the mind is brought to rest, focused only on one item and not allowed to wander. The meditator focuses his mind upon some item, such as prayer, a chant, a light or lamp, a religious image, etc. and excludes all other thoughts and perceptions from his consciousness. When this is done, a deep calm and pleasure pervades the body and mind and lasts until the meditation session or a little thereafter. It is beautiful, delightful, meaningful and alluring, but only temporary. Vipassana can be translated…
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1st Health and Fitness Post

Health and Fitness
Hi Friends While yoga nidra technically doesn’t require any warm-up—one of its charms is that anyone can drop into it at any time—preparing the body and mind with a short asana practice, meditation, or pranayama will allow you to settle in more quickly and get straight to the deeply relaxing benefits of psychic sleep. Step one, says Sri Dharma Mittra, is staying healthy and fit with daily exercise of any kind—Sun Salutations, running, or calisthenics. Then, as you’re ready to try yoga nidra, start with the following postures, breathwork, and meditation to clear the mind and body of any additional tension and stress. Practice within your zone of comfort (meaning just because Dharma can do these poses, doesn’t mean you have to). Take modifications that keep your body safe. When…
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